Garth Brooks yesterday asked the state Legislature to outlaw ticket scalping in Tennessee. "Just the law prohibiting scalping would be the sweetest thing to me," Brooks told lawmakers.
Paul McCartney will headline a national Earth Day concert at the Hollywood Bowl April 16, marking his first appearance at the venue since a 1965 Beatles performance.
The potential pluses and pitfalls of globalization and new digital technologies were highlighted at a music panel, "Music in the '90s: What's Next? Life After Consolidation," at yesterday's…
The acrimonious lawsuits between MCA Records and Motown ended quietly yesterday with an out-of-court settlement that will see Massachusetts investment firm Boston Ventures purchase an additional…
Paris Eley has been named senior VP of marketing at Motown Records, a rise from his former job as senior VP of R&B promotion.
Australian label rooArt, owned by INXS manager Chris Murphy, has signed a U.S. distribution and marketing agreement with Atlantic Records.
Music management heavyweight Kahane Entertainment has inked a joint venture pact with Disney-owned Hollywood Records to launch a new record label. The deal was confirmed Tuesday by company head Rob…
Frank DiLeo has exited as Savage Records' co-president and is expected to start a new management firm. A statement issued yesterday by Savage and DiLeo reported that the two entities will separate…
Capitol Records yesterday began the changes expected in the wake of Charles Koppelman's ascension to chairman of EMI Records Group North America, laying off an undetermined number of staffers and…
Giant Sand, Five Eight, Tripping Daisy, the Dentists, the Genitorturers, Arthur Alexander and Roky Erickson were among the leading buzz bands of the seventh annual South by Southwest Music & Media…